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Want to Get Your SCCA Competition License? It Begins With Allen Berg Racing Schools

April 19, 2023

Attending a racing school is a critical, required first step toward your racing activities. And be aware that not all racing schools are alike. The training methodologies and curriculum at Allen Berg Racing Schools (ABRS) have been carefully developed over the past 15 years by former Formula 1 World Championship driver and the school’s founder…

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Road Atlanta Corner by Corner

April 11, 2023

Let’s take a look at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta – corner by corner – at the wheel of an Allen Berg Racing Schools Tatuus Monza open-wheeler. After crossing the start/finish line, you head to Turn 1 – a corner like no other. Once you clip the apex, the uphill right-hander is slightly banked and is…

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VIR Patriot Course – Corner by Corner

March 22, 2023

Let’s take a look at VIR Patriot Course – corner by corner – at the wheel of an Allen Berg Racing Schools Tatuus Monza open-wheeler Virginia International Raceway’s “Patriot Course” has all of the amazing characteristics of the full VIR Course but is compacted into a 1.10-mile track. It’s really an ideal combination of corners…

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The Basics of Driving A Race Car Fast

March 6, 2023

After spending a lifetime driving as fast as possible for a living as well as operating a racing school for the past several years, I guess I am qualified to provide my opinion on this. Technique We spend a lot of time in our school ensuring that our drivers learn the importance of technique in…

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Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta Track Guide

February 8, 2023

There’s nothing quite like the thrill of visiting a world-renowned race track like Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. The track is located just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, and has been renowned for its challenging layout since it first opened over 50 years ago. Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta truly stands out as a premier destination for racers…

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How To Be A Racer

June 1, 2022

If you’re an ambitious young person who dreams of becoming a professional racing driver, the path to success is far from clear. You’ve seen the pros do it on TV or even live at the track. But how can you gain the skills and the experience to take the first step on that path yourself?…

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The Physics of Racing Part 1: Weight Transfer

May 19, 2022

From: Dr. Brian Beckman’s The Physics of Racing Understand the Rationale Most autocrossers and race drivers learn early in their careers the importance of balancing a car. Learning to do it consistently and automatically is one essential part of becoming a truly good driver. While the skills for balancing a car are commonly taught in…

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10 Tips on How to Become a Pro Racing Driver

April 18, 2022

What a Professional (Pro) Racing Driver is to Me? In my view, the term “Pro Racing Driver” has very much so changed over the past 20 years. In the past, a professional racing driver was one who was paid for simply driving the racecar. Nowadays a pro driver is either good enough to be picked…

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Read Why An Open Wheel Formula Car Is Best For A Racing School

March 14, 2022

Speed enthusiasts have many choices when it comes to fulfilling their need for speed. Speed, however, without skills, many times ends in tears. Allen Berg Racing Schools employs Tatuus-built, carbon fiber OPEN WHEEL formula race cars for our racing school programs for very specific and important reasons. Here are a few of those reasons. Open-wheel…

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A Lap of WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

April 5, 2021

A turn-by-turn lap in one of the Allen Berg Racing Schools Tatuus carbon fibre open-wheel formula cars, as told by 14-year-old Mazda Motorsports factory driver, Alexander Berg. Turn 1: For experienced drivers, turn 1 is simple; stay on full throttle and apex in the middle of the turn, just past the crest, and then aim…

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Nick Galante Road America Manual Heel Toe Footwork Foot Cam

March 12, 2021

Check Out This Video From Nick Galante On Heel Toe Footwork Foot Cam Ride along with Nick Galante at Road America in the #81 Bimmerworld ST F30 328i. We installed a foot cam to capture the footwork of what might be one of the last remaining years in manual gearbox professional sports car racing.  

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Book Review: Chris Pook & The History of The Long Beach GP

March 5, 2021

Allen Berg Racing Schools has been honored to be working alongside motorsports legend Chris Pook since he joined our Advisory Board last year. Gordon Kirby has penned an awesome story of Chris’ journey to launch and grow the Long Beach Grand Prix. Below is the review from our friends at To order the book…

How to approach a race track’s three types of corners

How to Approach a Race Track’s Three Types of Corners

February 26, 2021

A race driver’s main objective is to complete a lap or race distance in the shortest amount of time. On most race tracks, the amount of time that you spend on the straights, at full throttle, is significantly more than the time that you spend in the corners. Consequently, there is more time to be gained…

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Manual Transmission Skills Are a Critical Tool in a Racer’s Toolbox

February 19, 2021

Although almost all road cars in North America are built with automatic transmissions, being able to competently use a manual transmission is very valuable in your goal to be a complete race car driver.  Rent a road car In Europe, and you have a 50/50 chance of getting a manual transmission, but that is not…

Slow down to go fast

Slow Down…. To Go Fast!

February 12, 2021

Where, on the race track, do the world’s greatest drivers find lap time? To be clear, the objective of racers is to get around a race track in the least amount of time. At nearly all race tracks, the most amount of time is spent on the straight-aways and operating at full throttle. There’s much…